Welcome to Kyoyo International

Course Outline

We will examine internationally important current events and emerging trends through the use of English texts and videos adapted for language learners. Topics will be drawn from daily news and will likely include cultural, economic, political, and technological events. Students will gain practice in writing well-structured summaries and paragraph-length reflections on those texts and videos. 

Schedule

This is an approximate plan only. Revision will occur throughout the semester depending upon current events and other factors.

  • Course introduction and class survey. Reading # 1
  • Topic 1: “Brexit
  • Topic 2
  • Topic 3
  • Topic 4
  • Topic 5
  • Topic 6
  • Topic 7
  • Topic 8
  • Topic 9
  • Topic 10

Grading

  • 10 short writing assignments 10 pts. each
  • Attendance is important. More than 5 unexcused absences will result in a failing grade.
  • >60%: Fail;
  • 60~69%: Acceptable;
  • 70~79%: Average;
  • 80~89%: Above Average;
  • <89%: Outstanding 

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